When concluding an agreement with a counterparty, the party must be sure of its decency. It is often possible to collect the necessary information about the company before signing the contract. This can be done in different ways.
It is necessary
- - access to the Internet;
- - an extract from the Unified State Register of Legal Entities.
Contact the Unified State Register of Legal Entities for initial information about the company. From there you can get information about the date of creation of the enterprise and the amount of its authorized capital. If a company has been registered for a long time and it has a solid authorized capital, this adds pluses to the opinion about its reliability. Also, in the Unified State Register of Legal Entities, you can get information about the head of the enterprise and the time of his appointment to the position.
Search the Internet for information about the company. To do this, in the line of any search engine, it is enough to type the name of the company. As a result, you can find not only contact information, articles about the company and its management, but also reviews about it on the forums. Also, information about the company and its activities can be shared by enterprises and entrepreneurs who sell similar goods or provide similar services on the market.
Study the reporting of the firm if possible. An important factor influencing the reputation of an enterprise is its solvency. Many legal entities publicly disclose their financial statements. Knowing the rules for decoding its indicators, you can get an idea of the company's property status. In addition, it will be useful to check the company for its presence in the database of enforcement proceedings. If the company is there as a debtor, this may indicate the presence of unfulfilled obligations to counterparties.
Pay attention to the additional services provided by the company. Its reputation can be affected by the availability and scope of the after-sales service provided. So, if an organization not only sells goods, but also timely delivers, installs and maintains it, this may indicate that it cares about its customers. Many businesses constantly inform their customers about new products, discounts, promotions, etc. It also creates a favorable impression of the firm.